Thomas Takes Down Eagles for Conference Win, 10-5

Thomas Takes Down Eagles for Conference Win, 10-5

BANGOR, ME Thomas College defeated Husson University, 10-5 in a North Atlantic Conference (NAC) women's lacrosse contest on Wednesday night.

The Eagles fall to 1-6 on the season and 0-1 in conference play, while the Terriers improve to 4-4 overall and 1-0 in the NAC.

Thomas jumped on the board quickly with Katlyn Cash grabbing the first goal of the game; teammate Jennifer Day notched her first goal of the game to tilt the score 2-0 in favor of the Terriers.

However, Charlotte Gerhardy scored back-to-back goals for Husson, to tie it up 2-2.

Thomas would answer with three goals in a row to stretch a lead to 5-2. Kim Gambon found Mariah Carrier to pull Husson within two, but Miranda Tinsman finished off the first half with her unassisted effort to make it 6-3 the Terriers.

The Eagles came out fast in the second half, with Gambon finding Caitlyn Stauffer to cut the deficit. Jillian Lambert scored on a free position shot for the Terriers, and Tinsman found the back of the net once again to make it 8-4 heading into the final 10 minutes of play. 

Alissa Fallon grabbed her first goal of the game with a little over eight minutes remaining to cut it to a three goal deficit, but Day and Lambert scored within 30 seconds of each other to seal the victory at 10-5.

Husson edged the Terriers in ground balls 39-36, but Thomas beat the Eagles in draw controls 9-8 and committed fewer turnovers 27-23.

Allie McCarthy stopped five shots in the victory for the Red and Black.